Stafford Borough & Cannock Chase District Councils

Cemetery & Maintenance Operative / Driver – 2 posts

3 days left

Cannock, Staffordshire
£18,933 - £19,698 per annum
12 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Job Ref
Post No: CL928 & CL929
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are seeking two self motivated individuals who will work as part of a team assisting the Cemeteries Team Leader, working at any of Cannock Chase Council’s three cemeteries and six closed churchyards.

Duties will include all aspects of burial and cemetery operations including horticultural maintenance, preparation and digging of graves, assisting and directing stonemasons as necessary. The successful applicants must hold a full UK Driving Licence and ideally be eligible to tow vehicles including category C1. In addition you should have good verbal communication skills in order to interact with facility users in a courteous and sensitive manner, and will be prepared to work outside in all conditions when required.

Applicants will also need to demonstrate the ability to accurately record written information and will have experience of manual work. A basic knowledge of horticultural work and bereavement services and experience working within a cemetery environment would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sarah Hammond, Bereavement Services Manager on 01543 464475.

To apply for this vacancy online please go to

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail quoting post numbers CL928 & CL929.